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Zimbabwe: Does Violence Deter Women From Entering Politics?

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Zimbabwe, Politics, War & Conflict, Women & Gender

Simon Moyo wonders whether violence in Zimbabwe deters women from participating in politics [1]: “Since the emergence of the MDC as a credible challenger to Zanu PF domination in 2000, violence has been a consistent feature, and often it is women who have been the greatest victims. Some have totally withdrawn from participating in politics altogether.